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Prof Wendy Best
Department of Developmental Science
2 Wakefield Street
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  • Professor of Communication Science and Language Therapy
  • Language & Cognition
  • Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences
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Research Summary
Investigation of and therapy for speech and language difficulties in children and adults. Current projects are all intervention studies focusing on the following: word-finding, gesture, auditory comprehension and conversation. A key focus is facilitating links between research and clinical practice in Speech and Language Therapy. Previous research has included work with people with anomia, developmental dyslexia, disorders of short term memory, category specific semantic disorder and with word sound deafness.
Academic Background
1994   Doctor of Philosophy Birkbeck College
1989   Master of Science Birkbeck College
1985   Postgraduate Diploma City, University of London
1983   Bachelor of Science (Honours) University of Leicester
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